department to confirm his suspicions that the i.r.s. was using inappropriate criteria to identify applications from organizations with the words "tea party" in their names. those criteria, according to the report, were drawn up by first- line management in cincinnati, not by the agency's top brass. but boustany still has questions. >> let's take the worst-case scenario. let's say it was lower level employees making these decisions. well, that's-- that's an agency that's run amok. that's a real problem, and that suggests to me a real culture of abuse that we need to get to the bottom of. >> reporter: three separate congressional committees have now scheduled hearings on the i.r.s. scandal, and a slate of current and former officials at the agency have been called on to testify, including, scott, steven miller, the acting commissioner who, as you mentioned, tendered his resignation today. >> pelley: they demanded his resignation and he submitted it. does that mean now he won't testify on friday?